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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$35 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus via Edinburgh, Bus Station  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...

$34 - $48

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness

$35 - $68

Drive  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit 171.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Drumnadrochit, Post Office via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Drumnadrochit is 108 miles. The road distance is 171.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit without a car is to bus which takes 4h 55m and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from West End, Queensferry Street station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit is to bus which takes 4h 55m and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £27 - £55 and takes 5h.

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Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit.

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  • Distance: 107.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Drumnadrochit, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 27m. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3h 32m. LNER also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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